With their starting pitching depleted due to injuries, the Arizona Diamondbacks turned to left-hander Alex Young earlier this month. To say the rookie has made a positive impression through three starts would be an extreme understatement.
The former TCU standout, a second-round pick of the D-backs in 2015, is 3-0 in four appearances (three starts), with a miniscule ERA of 0.96.
A Valley native, Eric has had a passion for the Arizona sports scene since an early age. He has covered some of the biggest events including Super Bowls, national championships and the NBA and MLB playoffs in his near 20 years in local media.